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Customs (Confiscated Ham)

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 7 April 1949

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60.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if, in view of the fact that a decision has now been taken that a certificate may be dispensed with for small private importations of cured ham and bacon, he will recompense Miss Rowley of Vicars Moore Lane, Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, for the ham which was confiscated at Victoria Station on 17th March, 1949.

No. The Customs officers were doing their duty in accordance with the law.